appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound
become, get, grow, turn (esp. AmE)
remain, stay

She couldn't stay angry with him for long.

get sb (esp. AmE), make sb

That man makes me angry every time I see him.

extremely, fairly, very, etc.
bitterly, furiously, incredibly, terribly
a little, slightly, etc.
clearly, visibly

They are understandably angry that some workers will be fired.


Local people are very angry about the plans to close another hospital.


The members of the group are frustrated and angry at their lack of power.


I got terribly angry with him.

have every reason to be angry, have every right to be angry, have a right to be angry

She had every right to be angry about the damage to the house.

have no reason to be angry, have no right to be angry
Angry is used with these nouns: ↑bee, ↑bellow, ↑buzz, ↑clash, ↑crowd, ↑customer, ↑demonstrator, ↑denunciation, ↑email, ↑exchange, ↑expression, ↑eye, ↑face, ↑fist, ↑frown, ↑frustration, ↑gaze, ↑gesture, ↑glance, ↑glare, ↑growl, ↑grunt, ↑letter, ↑look, ↑meeting, ↑mob, ↑murmur, ↑outburst, ↑parent, ↑protest, ↑protester, ↑reaction, ↑response, ↑retort, ↑roar, ↑scene, ↑scowl, ↑shout, ↑tear, ↑tone, ↑voice, ↑word

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